Category : Switzerland

News / Switzerland - 3 weeks ago

Top 50 in Swiss Crypto Valley in 2021

Crypto Valley has been growing rapidly over the past year despite COVID-19. The hub, which includes both Switzerland and Liechtenstein, is home to 960 blockchain/cryptocurrency companies, among which 11 unicorns, that employ over 5,000 people, a new...

News / Switzerland - 3 weeks ago

Open Banking Becomes a Reality in Latin America

The open banking movement has reached Latin America (LatAm) on the back of a booming fintech sector. The growth of fintech in LatAm started later than in other regions but quickly picked up steam. From 2017 to 2019, fintech investment in LatAm grew m...

News / Switzerland - 3 weeks ago

Launch of the First Interactive Insurtech DACH Map

Showcasing more than 140 InsurTechs in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany and Austria,  in order to better connect the ecosystem, increase its visibility and empower stronger collaboration. ‍House of InsurTech Switzerland (HITS), F10 and Kick...

News / Switzerland - 3 weeks ago

Central Banks Ramp up Digital Currency Plans

Around the world, interest in central bank digital currency (CBDC) is growing in response to changes in payments, finance and technology, and on the back of rising digital adoption triggered by COVID-19. A 2021 survey of central banks conducted by th...

News / Switzerland - 4 weeks ago

Global Mapping: Open Banking Key Players in 2021

Dutch payment news and intelligence the Paypers has released an updated version of its infographic of the global open banking ecosystem in 2021, mapping key solution providers and their core offerings and solutions. The map categories open banking co...

News / Switzerland - 4 weeks ago

Avaloq’s CEO Steps Down Following NEC Merger

Swiss core banking solution provider Avaloq announced that Juerg Hunziker will be stepping down as CEO by the end of March following its recent acquisition by Japan’s NEC Corporation. In the meantime, the current Group Executive Board members M...

News / Switzerland - 1 month ago

Neobanks Come for Kids and Teens

Neobanks and digital banks have set new standards in customer experience and expectations, pushing incumbents to get out of their comfort zone and innovate. After accumulating an estimated 39 million users worldwide, neobanks are now coming after the...